Chelsea Handler wants no children, thankyouverymuch.
The ‘Chelsea Lately’ host doesn’t share the maternal instincts her girlfriends have. Chelsea, who’s been dating Andre Balazs for years, admits she doesn’t want children because she thinks she’d be a bad mom. I can certainly appreciate her honesty!
“I definitely don’t want to have kids,” she bluntly exclaimed on an episode of The Conversation with Amanda de Cadenet.
“I don’t think I’d be a great mother. I don’t want to have a kid and have it raised by a nanny. I don’t have the time to raise a child.”
Aside from her busy career, Handler doesn’t want to put someone else through the pain and hardships that she went through.
“Childhood was heartbreaking enough for anybody. I don’t know that I could handle my own child, especially if I had a girl, going through what I went through growing up. Not that it was so traumatic, but in many ways, it was in your own way.”
Despite having some trouble the first and second time around with Balazs, Handler admits that the two have worked everything out and that their relationship is better than ever, despite their long-distance romance and their busy schedules.
“We had some troubles in the beginning because we were both fighting who the other person was,” she explains. “Everything you like about somebody you end up detesting about them. . . Finally, we both calmed down and then we were able to come together in a much different way. But I’m grateful to be in an adult relationship because I always figured, ‘Oh, I’ll just have sex with a bunch of guys and have my career.’”
I think it’s brave for her to come out and say she doesn’t want any kids. I think as women it’s just expected that you’ll have children, and if you don’t then what’s wrong with you. I can respect women who know they shouldn’t have kids…. and don’t. I don’t respect women who shouldn’t have kids….but do anyway.